Early morning skuas

28th April 2019 – sunny spells NW2
Early morning observations saw skuas to the fore with 6 Pomarine Skua, 5 Arctic Skua and 3 Great Skua logged moving out of Morecambe Bay. Also seen (0630-0830) were 106 Sandwich Tern, 104 Kittiwake, 90 Common Scoter, 64 Gannet, 25 Guillemot, 22 Red-throated Diver, 9 Arctic Tern, 5 Fulmar, 3 Wigeon and 2 Razorbill
Grounded Migrants
Obvious grounded birds were limited to 21 Wheatear and single Blackcap and Willow Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
A Yellow Wagtail flew over.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 31 Whimbrel.
Two Hares were seen.